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Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle

  • BORN
  • David Khari Webber Chappelle
  • Washington, D.C., United States
  • August 24, 1973
  • DIED
  • Vienna, Austria
  • May 25, 1956

David Khari Webber Chappelle (; born August 24, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

After beginning his film career in 1993 as Ahchoo in Mel Brooks' Robin Hood: Men in Tights, he landed supporting roles in box office hits including The Nutty Professor, Con Air, You've Got Mail, Blue Streak and Undercover Brother. His first lead role was in the 1998 comedy film Half Baked, which he co-wrote with Neal Brennan. Chappelle also starred in the ABC TV series Buddies.

In 2003, Chappelle became more widely known for his sketch comedy television series, Chappelle's Show, also co-written with Brennan, which ran until his retirement from the show two years later. The show continues to run in late-night syndication and on television networks around the world. By 2006, Chappelle was called the "comic genius of America" by Esquire and, in 2013, "the best" by a Billboard writer. In September 2017, Chappelle was awarded an Emmy Award for his guest appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Chappelle performs stand-up comedy across the country. In 2009, Comedy Central ranked him No. 43 in the "100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time".

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The New York Times • October 27th, 2017

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The Washington Post • September 21st, 2017

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The Washington Post • September 17th, 2017

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Variety (magazine) • August 24th, 2017

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People (magazine) • August 4th, 2017

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The New York Times • August 2nd, 2017

Bridging the Racial Divide, One Joke at a Time

The New York Times • June 23rd, 2017

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The Washington Post • May 22nd, 2017

Kristen Stewart Sparked Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer

People (magazine) • May 15th, 2017

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The New York Times • April 19th, 2017

Dave Chappelle honors Charlie Murphy, who died at 57

The Washington Post • April 13th, 2017

Dave Chappelle and Louis C.K. Confront a Changing World

The New Yorker • April 10th, 2017

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The Washington Post • March 24th, 2017

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The Washington Post • March 22nd, 2017

Dave Chappelle Tells Jimmy Kimmel Why He Made 2 Specials

The New York Times • March 22nd, 2017

Dave Chappelle Explains Why

Playboy • March 21st, 2017

Dave Chappelle: Key and Peele Hurt His Feelings

Variety (magazine) • March 20th, 2017

TV Review: Two Bracing Dave Chappelle Specials On Netflix

Variety (magazine) • March 17th, 2017

Dave Chappelle on Trump, Cosby and His Netflix Deal

The New York Times • March 17th, 2017

Inside Dave Chappelle

ESPN • February 18th, 2017